Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin in system, autopsy shows
20 June 2017 | 4:57 am
Late 'Star Wars' actress Carrie Fisher had traces of cocaine, heroin and MDMA in her system according to the full autopsy report.
10 Feb 2021
NDLEA seizes 40 parcels of cocaine at Lagos Tincan Port
20 Feb 2021
Honduran authorities incinerate 1,426 kilos of cocaine seized from cartel members, at a time when Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and armed forces officials are being investigated in the United States for drug trafficking.
27 Feb 2021
"Never before has so much cocaine been intercepted at once," said Dutch police, speaking about the mega-shipment worth billions of euros.
14 Mar 2021
Lockdown — a time without parties and drug use? Not quite. Despite COVID, tons of cocaine is ending up in Germany. The stimulant is crossing the Atlantic in record quantities, hidden in shipping containers.
11 Mar 2021
The Honduran president has been accused of taking bribes from a major drug trafficker. This is not the first time he has been accused of working with traffickers.
19 Mar 2021
Star Wars fans in Russia have built a giant replica of a spaceship from the spinoff series "The Mandalorian" and installed it in a park in one of the world's coldest cities.
25 Mar 2021
Nigeria Customs service hands over casefile of vessel carrying cocaine to NDLEA
18 Apr 2021
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6 May 2021
It used to be a passing stop on the trafficking route to Europe, but Kenya is becoming a major destination in itself for heroin. Addiction is rising as tonnes of powder pass through East Africa.
24 May 2021
NDLEA intercepts N8billion cocaine, arrests Brazilian based drug kingpin at Lagos airport, and seizes $24,500 offered as a bribe to compromise an investigation.
8 Jun 2021
NDLEA have arrested seven drug traffickers who tried to either import into Nigeria or export to the United Kingdom and Italy.
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Early visitors to the Main Press Centre at the Beijing Winter Olympics have been delighted to discover that ice cream is served to them by robots. To buy the ice cream, one must go to the cashier to pay first and get a receipt with a QR code, which you then scan on the machine and the robot will automatically kick into action.
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All sides in Ethiopia's civil war have been accused of unspeakable atrocities. Will anyone be held responsible for them? Tim Sebastian speaks to the country's minister for democratization, Zadig Abraha.
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In this edition, we take a closer look at a symbol of just how far former enemies France and Germany have come. Nowadays, the Rhine river is barely even an obstacle between the Alsace capital Strasbourg and its twin town of Kehl on the German side. Every day, thousands of cross-border commuters travel back and forth across the river on tram line D, which has linked the two sides since 2017.
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Stock markets slumped in Asia on Thursday and European shares started the day's trading in the red, after signals from the US Federal Reserve that it could raise interest rates more than three times in 2022. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank's policy committee was "of a mind" to start raising rates in March, and that it would be guided by the economic data. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll looks at market reaction to the announcements.
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The carcasses of goats and sheep strewn across the scrubland of northern Kenya are testament to the devastation wrought by the once-in-a-generation floods that have hit the region. In just one area of Marsabit County, herders lost around 20,000 goats and sheep last week after the torrential rain, Roba Koto, the top government official in North Horr constituency, said.
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We look to the Mexican papers as journalists there protest after a high-profile journalist is murdered outside her home. Antwerp customs officials sound the alarm on what they call a greater security threat than terrorism: the international drug trade. Also, French rugby star Antoine Dupont graces the cover of GQ France. Finally, Taylor Swift finds surprising support in Chile's president-elect after she's criticised by former Blur frontman Damon Albarn!